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WHAT YOU DIDN’T GET TO SEE IN “HOMER^3”

In 1995, The Simpsons ventured into new dimensions via CGI magic with the trippy, eerie (and, at the time, visually groundbreaking) “Homer^3” from “Treehouse of Horror VI.” Here, the segment’s writer, David X. Cohen, and then Simpsons co-showrunner Bill Oakley rifle through their Dumpster of notes and unearth a few ideas that never hit the screen.

1995

PAPER HOMER, CLAY HOMER?

Oakley, who conceived of “Homer3 as a parody of The Twilight Zone’s “Little Girl Lost,” initially wanted the Simpsons patriarch to travel through other animation formats. But quickly the

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